The country's former leader Vytautas Landsbergis, Dalia Grybauskaite and Valdas Adamkus are further ranked in the annual rating, and Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga, Ingrida Simonyte, leading the candidate list of the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats in the upcoming Seimas election, the party's leader Gabrielius Landsbergis and Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius also got into the TOP-10.
The experts were surveyed by the magazine Reitingai (Ratings), commissioned by the delfi.lt website. The so-called elite opinion poll was carried out in May-June and involved 893 people, including politicians, journalists, businessman and representatives of culture.
In a separate public poll, Nauseda was picked as the most influential politician in the country, followed by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga.
Delfi.lt has been producing ratings of Lithuania's most influential people for the past six years.